|Real Name/Full Name||Sir Elton Hercules John|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Elton John|
|Birth Place:||Pinner, Middlesex, England|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||25 March 1947|
|Age/How Old:||74 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 172 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 87Kg
In Pounds – 191 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Stanley Dwight
Mother –Sheila Eileen
|Siblings:||Geoff Dwight, Stan Dwight, Simon Dwight, Robert Dwight|
|School:||Pinner County Grammar School|
|College:||Royal Academy of Music|
|Girlfriend:||Linda Woodrow, John Reid|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||David Furnish (m. 2014), David Furnish (m. 2005–2014), Renate Blauel (m. 1984–1988)|
|Kids/Children Name:||Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John
Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John,
|Profession:||Singer, songwriter, pianist, and composer|
|Net Worth:||$550 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Sir Elton Hercules John, popularly known as Elton John, was first born with Reginald Kenneth Dwight’s name. John is a famous English songwriter, singer, and composer. The audiences have widely accepted John’s songs. John has made it big by selling more than 300 million records and making to the U.S single charts and Billboards with his songs.
Well, how well do you know about Elton John? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Elton John’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Elton John to date.
Biography and Early Life
John was born on 25 March 1947 in Pinner, Middlesex, England. John has been very open about his childhood in the media. He was born with the name Reginald Kenneth Dwight. John was the only son of Sheila Eileen and the eldest son of Stanley Dwight. John’s father was a flight lieutenant in the Royal Air Force.
John’s parents separated when he was only fourteen. This John was raised primarily by his maternal grandmother and mother. John mentioned that he was in a lot of trouble due to his parents’ separation but overcame it with time.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Elton John in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Elton John’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021 having been born on 25 March 1947. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 172 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 191 lbs in Pound and 87kg in Kilograms.
John was always interested in singing and wanted to pursue singing as his career. John attended Pinner Wood Junior School, Reddiford School for his primary education, and then went to Pinner County Grammar School for his high school but soon dropped out of his music interest.
John was learning music through Royal Music academy. John was the recipient of the junior championship of Royal Music Academy at the age of thirteen. John’s interest in instruments like pianos generated at a minimal age by playing his grandmother’s piano and listening to records brought by his mother.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
John was in love with his secretary Linda Woodrow and soon got engaged to him in the late 1960s. The relationship ended on a sour note just two weeks before their marriage day. It is said that John thought of quitting the marriage on the advice of his dear friend Taupin. John found his comfort zone in love and started dating John Reid, who later became his manager.
John came out bold in the media by announcing his sexual orientation to be bisexual and started dating Renate Blauel and later married her in a lavish ceremony. The couple separated in the year 1988 with mutual consent stating the reason to be gender mismatching. After a lot of controversies, John married David Furnish in 2005. David is a filmmaker from Toronto. John and David are parents to two children through surrogacy.
Is Elton John Gay?
John is married to David Furnish, and they officially married in 2014 after gay marriage became legal in the United Kingdom. Elton John had declared in his 1976 interview to be bisexual. So, it can be concluded that Elton John is gay.
Elton left his school to pursue singing as his career. Elton has won many accolades since his childhood for his singing. He started his career in a pub nearby his house and finally made a band with his friends in 1962. Elton has delivered many singles as well as band hits. Some of them are Empty Sky (1969), Elton John (1970), Tumbleweed Connection (1970), Madman Across the Water (1971), Honky Château (1972), Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only the Piano, Player (1973), Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973), Caribou (1974), Songs from the West Coast (2001), Peachtree Road (2004), The Captain & the Kid (2006), The Diving Board (2013), Wonderful Crazy Night (2016). Elton has been part of many films like Born to Boogie in 1972 and played himself in his autobiography called Elton John: Me, Myself & I in 2007.
- Elton John was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in the year 1994.
- In 1994, John won the Golden Globe Award for his song “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from The Lion King.
- Elton John is the 1,662nd person to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Elton John in 2021
Elton John’s net worth is estimated to be $550 million as of 2021. John is the lead singer of his band and has done many collaborations with production companies for songs too. John is a recipient of many honorary awards which helped him raise this wealth.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- John is closely associated with the Aids Foundation and had sung a song, “That’s What Friends Are For,” which made him win the Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals in 1986. The profit of the whole song was donated to the Aid foundation.
- Elton John was honored by Queen Elizabeth II on 24 February 1998 for his notable charitable work.
Elton John has had an extensive career in music where he has achieved immense success and awards. John has been quite straightforward in front of the media. John has an autobiography written as well as a film which gives a clear insight into his life. He was considered as a legend in the late 1970s, and some of his hit singles were Your Song, and I’m Still Standing, which broke all the records.